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Word: transpire

Definition: (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores


Sentences Containing 'transpire'

All memorable events, I should say, transpire in morning time and in a morning atmosphere.
So that, through their zeal for him, they had all conspired, so far as in them lay, to muffle up the knowledge of this thing from others; and hence it was, that not till a considerable interval had elapsed, did it transpire upon the Pequod's decks.

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